Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA - Acute Care / General Medicine
Job ID: R0027826 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Certified Nursing Assistants assist with caring for patients, including psychiatric and rehabilitative patients. They administer treatment and personal care procedures to patients including feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothing, trimming fingernails, bed-making, and assisting with ambulation. They perform direct and indirect patient care activities according to established policies and procedures, observe and report changes in patient conditions, and maintain a safe and clean environment. Work is assigned at the task level and performed under direct supervision.
  • Measure and record vital signs, including height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration for each new patient on admission.
  • Document and report patient information clearly and concisely via electronic medical record.
  • Demonstrate a consistent level of performance irrespective of changes in workload.
  • Report observations regarding patient's welfare or condition to appropriate nurses and care providers.
  • Recognize emergency situations and report to appropriate staff.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Sign-on bonus potential of up to $4,000. One year work committment required.

Position Compensation Range: $13.12 - $20.34 Hourly


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent.

Experience: No experience required. Relevant experience preferred.

Licensure:

  • Certified Nursing Aide certification (CNA) through the Virginia Board of Nursing.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Job requires frequently bending/stooping and driving (Home Health Aide only). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs and > 100lbs (Home Health Aide only). May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


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Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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